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27 popular moroccan books
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the "Read Around Africa Challenge" were written by authors from Morocco. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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Black Morocco: A History of Slavery, Race & Islam by Chouki El Hamel EN

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Country: Africa / Morocco flag Morocco
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Chronicles the experiences, identity, agency and achievements of enslaved black people in Morocco from the sixteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth century.

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Blood Feast: The Complete Short Stories of Malika Moustadraf by Malika Moustadraf AR

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An arabophone cult classic traces the impact of power, abuse, and illness on the body, by Morocco's foremost writer of life on the margins.

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Canción dulce by Leïla Slimani ES

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Africa / Morocco flag Morocco
Description:
Myriam, madre de dos niños, decide reemprender su actividad laboral en un bufete de abogados a pesar de las reticencias de su marido. Tras un minucioso proceso de selección para encontrar una niñera, se deciden por Louise, que rápidamente conquista el corazón de los niños y se convierte en una figura imprescindible en el hogar. Pero poco a poco la trampa de la interdependencia va a convertirse en un drama.


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Dreams Of Trespass : Tales Of A Harem Girlhood by Fatima Mernissi EN

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This "wonderful and enchanting" memoir tells the revelatory true story of one Muslim girl's life in her family's French Moroccan harem, set against the backdrop of World War II (The New York Times Book Review). "I was born in a harem in 1940 in Fez, Morocco..." So begins Fatima Mernissi in this illuminating narrative of a childhood behind the iron gates of a domestic harem. In Dreams of Trespass, Mernissi weaves her own memories with the dreams and memories of the women who surrounded her in the courtyard of her youth -- women who, without access to the world outside, recreated it from sheer i... continue

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EL ULTIMO AMIGO by Tahar Ben Jelloun ES

Rating: 3     1 Vote
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Description:
La novela es la historia de una amistad de adolescencia y su prolongación durante la vida de los dos protagonistas, narrada por cada uno de ellos, y finalmente por un tercer amigo. Más allá de algunos clichés y situaciones previsibles, un buen trasfondo de Tánger (y las menciones de la historia de Fez) y una excelente narración que me atrapó hasta el final.

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Eleganţa ariciului by Muriel Barbery RO

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Africa / Morocco flag Morocco
Description:
In Eleganta Ariciului „sunt doua eroine: o fetita precoce si o portareasa care-si ascunde bine jocul, incearcand sa lase impresia ca e doar o portareasa, ea fiind de fapt foarte citita, foarte erudita si foarte fina. Sunt doua singuratati care, pe masura ce in cladirea in care locuiesc se petrec anumite evenimente, ies incetul cu incetul din singuratate, se schimba, se transforma, renasc. Vor trai o gramada de transformari interioare. De indata ce am spus asta, mi se pare un pic superficial. De fapt, cand scriu, nu o fac ca sa spun o poveste, chiar daca, la capat, ea insasi se poveste... continue

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For Bread Alone by Mohamed Choukri, Paul Bowles EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Africa / Morocco flag Morocco
Description:
Choukri's book has become a classic of world literature.




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